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Old 01-08-2016, 09:12 PM   #1
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Question Rv washer/dryer ?

Do you think a washer / dryer mounted in your RV is worth the weight and loss of space? Would like to hear opinions. We had hookups in our last trailer but never used them. Do not have them presently, for retirement planning are they worth it?
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Do you think a washer / dryer mounted in your RV is worth the weight and loss of space? Would like to hear opinions. We had hookups in our last trailer but never used them. Do not have them presently, for retirement planning are they worth it?
If you are going to full-time in your RV, I would think they might be worth it, but for the still-working-and-take-the-RV-out-on-a-weekend family, probably not, IMO.
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We have them in our 5 the wheel and the wife loves not having to haul everything to the laundromat, really come in handy when taking grandkids with us.
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If you are going to full-time in your RV, I would think they might be worth it, but for the still-working-and-take-the-RV-out-on-a-weekend family, probably not, IMO.
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Old 01-09-2016, 02:10 AM   #5
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I would love to have one in mine if I could afford the space. I thinks it's a personal choice but do have to say, it beats carrying clean , dry laundry back to my rig in the rain like I had to last time
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Do you think a washer / dryer mounted in your RV is worth the weight and loss of space? Would like to hear opinions. We had hookups in our last trailer but never used them. Do not have them presently, for retirement planning are they worth it?
I had Splendide combination unit in a previous RV and found it to be both expensive and nearly useless. It was ok if you were going to do a load pretty much every day but otherwise the load size was very small and the combined wash / dry time was pretty long. And, oh yeah, it was wicked expensive.

Maybe the separate washer / dryer models would do better, but that's even more space.

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Rv washer/dryer ?

Your question is similar to the Ford, Chev, Dodge question. Just comes down to a personal choice.

We love ours wouldn't do without them. We have the separate W/D.
Also we use them as clothes hampers for the soiled clothes.

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Our first time we traveled all summer we spent close to $65 doing laundry, only once did we have to find one outside where e camped( at the FROG rally). The next unit we are looking at getting the separate w/d as have not heard good things on the combo one, so I would agree that it is more of a personal choice then a economical one.
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We had the domestic one in our last fifth wheel and it worked great. We are host at a lake for the Corps of Engineers and no laundry mat available. Our new motorhome has the splendide vented version and it works great. We come in from doing work in the flower beds and through our jeans and shirts in and wash them right away. Just have to do a little bit each day for the rest of the clothes.
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We have (and regularly use) a vented Splendide combo. We find it extremely helpful. We've found ourselves needing to pack less because of the convenience. The unit is smaller so naturally you'll do more loads. We generally run a load a day. It'll accept our family of four's clothes from the previous day in one load. When we return from our active day our clothes are clean and dry for the next day.


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